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Video: Austin Police Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments

August 24, 2016
The Austin (TX) Police Department suspended a detective they say posted inappropriate comments on his alias Facebook page about the fatal shooting of a naked unarmed teen.

Austin Police Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments

August 24, 2016
The Austin (TX) Police Department says Detective Jason Chiappardi posted inappropriate comments on his alias Facebook page about the shooting of naked unarmed teen David Joseph. The department gave him a three-day suspension without pay. More Here.

Retired Texas Officer Remembers Responding to 1966 Texas Tower Attack

August 2, 2016
Ramiro Martinez, then 29 years old, is the last surviving person among the group that brought the shooter down. He remembers details from that terrifying day to an astonishing degree.

Man Charged with Attempted Capital Murder in Thursday Shooting of Texas SWAT Officer

April 15, 2016
The Austin Police Department has identified the man who shot a SWAT team member as Tyler Michael Harrell, 18. Travis County online jail records show he is charged with attempted capital murder.

Video: Austin SWAT Officer Shot Executing Search Warrant

April 14, 2016
An Austin, TX, SWAT officer was shot while executing a search warrant at a home in North Austin early Thursday. Another SWAT team member exchanged fire with the 18-year-old shooter, who surrendered to police within minutes.

Austin SWAT Officer Shot Executing Search Warrant

April 14, 2016
An Austin, TX, SWAT officer was shot while executing a search warrant at a home in North Austin early Thursday. Another SWAT team member exchanged fire with the 18-year-old shooter, who surrendered to police within minutes. More Here.

Austin Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Sunday Shooting

April 4, 2016
The foot pursuit ended in a parking lot at 508 West Ave. where, according to Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo, the security guard knocked the suspect to the ground. Police say the APD officer was able to make contact with the suspect and gave verbal commands for the suspect to show him his hands. More Here.

Video: Austin Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Sunday Shooting

April 4, 2016
The foot pursuit ended in a parking lot at 508 West Ave. where, according to Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo, the security guard knocked the suspect to the ground. Police say the APD officer was able to make contact with the suspect and gave verbal commands for the suspect to show him his hands.

Texas Sergeant Named NLEOMF December 2015 Officer of the Month

December 16, 2015
For stopping a gunman before he could harm anyone, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Sgt. Adam Johnson of the Austin (TX) Police Department as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for December 2015.

Texas Woman Tried To Gouge Officer's Eyes Out

August 11, 2015
Police arrested a woman Thursday after they say she attempted to gouge out the eyes of an Austin Police officer. Nineteen-year-old Savannah A. Mata is charged with assault on a peace officer.

Texas Officer Saves Woman's Life During Traffic Stop

July 14, 2015
An Austin, Texas, police officer is being called a hero after saving a woman who started choking during a traffic stop. More Here.

Video: Texas Officer Saves Woman's Life During Traffic Stop

July 14, 2015
An Austin, Texas, police officer is being called a hero after saving a woman who started choking during a traffic stop.

Suicidal Texas Man Torches Car, Injures Responding Officers

June 4, 2015
Officers arrived at the Texaco Gas Station at Interstate 35 and Stassney Lane around 2 a.m. and found 47-year-old Andrew Guerrero outside the car. Officers said they asked him to come over, but he instead rushed inside the car that had apparently been doused in combustible substance. More Here.

Video: Suicidal Texas Man Torches Car, Injures Responding Officers

June 4, 2015
Officers arrived at the Texaco Gas Station at Interstate 35 and Stassney Lane around 2 a.m. and found 47-year-old Andrew Guerrero outside the car. Officers said they asked him to come over, but he instead rushed inside the car that had apparently been doused in combustible substance.

Delta Bullet-Proof Guard Booth Withstands Austin Shooter's Bullets

January 16, 2015
Delta Scientific, manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced this week that no bullets penetrated a Delta bullet-proof guard booth in a downtown Austin, Texas, shooting.

Gunman Shoots at Austin Buildings, Including Police HQ

November 28, 2014
A gunman opened fire at four different buildings, including APD headquarters, the Mexican Consulate and the Federal Courthouse early Friday morning. An officer about to get off duty saw the suspect near APD HQ and opened fire on the suspect who fell to the ground.

2 Killed After DWI Suspect Flees Officers, Plows into Austin Festival Crowd

March 13, 2014
Two were killed and 23 injured Wednesday night after a DWI suspect reportedly fled police and plowed into a crowd of people in downtown Austin, Texas, waiting outside of a club for a South by Southwest festival concert. The driver has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

City of Austin Apologizes for Police Problem Tweet

March 12, 2014
The city of Austin has apologized for a tweet advising visitors attending South By Southwest to contact the police monitor's office if they have a problem with officers after it angered law enforcement officials and drew criticism online.

Texas Officer Killed In Hydroplaning Crash

October 16, 2013
Austin (Texas) Police Lt. Clay Crabb died Wednesday in a crash on the way to work when his patrol vehicle slid off a rain-slick stretch of U.S. 290. He would have turned 43 on Thursday.

Video: Texas Officer Dismissed for Shot Fired at T-Stop

September 30, 2013
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has terminated an officer who fired at an unarmed driver at a traffic stop in May for violating agency policies, he announced Friday.
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